2018 TRU Summit

Summit on the Game

Mark your calendars! The Texas Rugby Union is holding our fourth annual Regional Development Summit on August 24-26, 2018 in the Houston area. This event is for rugby of all levels including Adults, Collegiate, High School and Youth, men, women, fans, coaches, referees, players and die-hards alike. This is the best opportunity to learn and share about coaching, refereeing and administration in the entire year.

This year we will have an expanded program with Rugby First Aid, Strength and Conditioning along with our traditional coaching and referee courses.

The event all kicks off on Friday, August 24 at 8:00pm. We’ll be welcoming everyone at a social happy hour. More details available soon!

Saturday begins bright and early with various certification courses. More details available soon!

On Sunday the Coaching L300 course will wrap up (2 day course) and we’ll host the TRU AGM.

Course Registration Links


  • USA Rugby Coaching L200 Certification – Saturday
  • USA Rugby Coaching L300 Certification – Saturday and Sunday


  • USA Rugby Referee Level 1 Certification – Saturday
  • Coaching of Match Officials Level 1 Certification – Saturday

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning Level 1 Certification – Saturday

First Aid

  • First Aid in Rugby – Saturday

Note that course registrations will close on August 22 and walk-ins are not accepted.



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Hall of Fame Banquet and Celebration

We will also be celebrating the third annual Texas Rugby Union Hall of Fame, a year-long celebration of individuals whose lives or careers are inextricably woven into the fabric of our history. In 2016 and 2017 we inducted ten members each; 2018 will bring another group of individuals into the fold.

If you have any questions or concerns about the TRU HOF, please contact HOF@texasrugbyunion.com or admin@texasrugbyunion.com.

More details: http://texasrugbyunion.com/tru-hall-of-fame/